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Podcast: Trump Upends Congress’s Fall Agenda
The Week Ahead, Episode 67

President Donald Trump’s speech in Phoenix on August 22, in which he threatened a government shutdown and criticized Republican lawmakers, isn’t going to help Congress get things done in September.

Rep. Scott Checks Out Local Brewery, Boat-Building Workshop Before Town Hall
 

Earlier this week Virginia Rep. Robert C. Scott stopped by the opening of a new brewery in the riverside town of Portsmouth, Va., alongside several other commonwealth leaders including Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The Democratic congressman also visited a wooden boat-building workshop and held a town hall in Norfolk.

This is the second report in an occasional series this recess where Roll Call visits members in their districts and shadows some of their daily activities.

A New Kind of Political Ad: ‘Honest Stories Work’
Creators of ironworker Randy Bryce’s viral video are behind new Boyd Melson intro

Democrat Boyd Melson’s introduction video features clips of him boxing and photos from his military service. (Courtesy Boyd Melson for Congress, screenshot)

Matt McLaughlin hasn’t always been a fan of political ads. For a long time he thought most campaign videos were “horrible.”

But it was his distaste with the status quo that led the 31-year-old filmmaker to translate his storytelling techniques from consumer brand commercials to political campaigns.

At Capitol Hill Cemetery, Canine Caretakers Rule the Grounds
 

The Congressional Cemetery is home to a unique, private dog-walking program, which has benefited the resting place for many famous Americans, as well as the dogs and their humans in the Capitol Hill community.

 Carper Flies Drone, Rides a Quadski at August Recess Lab Visit
 

David Hawkings' Whiteboard: What Would Impeachment Look Like?
 

Capitol Rocked by Musicians, Fans in Congress